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1:50 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Appointee to Nebraska Legislature withdraws name

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new appointee to the Nebraska Legislature has backed out, following news that he owes the state $16,000 for campaign-disclosure violations.

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11:05 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Fine Arts standards proposed for Nebraska schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal headed for the State Board of Education would set standards for fine arts education in Nebraska.

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Government
11:03 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Fire Union approves tentative agreement with city of Omaha

A public hearing is set for Tuesday on a tentative agreement between the city of Omaha and the Professional Firefighters Association.

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Government
7:59 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Removal of Monona County auditor sought

ONAWA, Iowa (AP) — The Monona County attorney is seeking the removal from office of the county auditor, who faces drug charges.

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Government
8:13 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Heineman cancels Nebraska study on climate change

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has canceled a Legislature-approved study on climate change, saying it would duplicate research work by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Government
2:37 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Leader of Iowa schools for deaf, blind to retire

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man who leads special schools for deaf and blind students in Iowa has announced plans to retire.

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Government
2:29 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Douglas County to extend health, other benefits to same-sex spouses of employees

Douglas County will extend health insurance and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of county employees.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Nebraska treasurer reminds about unclaimed property

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Treasurer Don Stenberg wants Nebraskans to check to see whether they own any of the $125 million in unclaimed property his office is holding.

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Government
2:02 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Nebraska lawmaker launches Medicaid expansion petition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has started an online petition to build support for a Medicaid expansion proposal that has stalled in the Legislature.

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Government
10:55 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Douglas County eyes benefits for same-sex couples

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states.

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